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#1 Juha

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Posted 09 May 2008 - 07:04 PM

I was wondering which method people prefer subscribing to a topic. Do the Admins have any idea which method people normally go for? I use 'No E-mail Notification' most of the time. By 'most' I mean, something like 99% of the time, and I suspect significant number of people subscribe via this method.

Anyway, I thought it would be better if subscribing was made slightly easier.

Rather than clicking on Options --> Track this topic --> (selecting method of subscription) --> Proceed... and then press 3 or 4 times the back button to go to the forums etc, how about a 'single button click' somewhere, which subscribes you to the topic via your preferred (default) method. Wouldn't that be easier?

Is it possible? Is it something practical?


Thanks for the time...

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Posted 09 May 2008 - 07:55 PM

Yes it is actually possible to do what you are suggesting :thumbsup:

In a thread/post just underneath the Add Reply and New Topic buttons you will find a drop down button called Options. Choose Track this topic.You will get re-directed to a page asking what type of notification you want (Delayed Instant etc.) and once you choose it is will say thank you and re-direct you back to the topic.

Is this what you were looking for?

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Posted 10 May 2008 - 08:41 AM

Even easier is to go into your My Controls link, Scroll down to Email settings on the left navigation menu, put a checkmark next to Enable 'Email Notification' by default? and set the notification type to immediate.

That way by default you subscribe to all topics you post to.

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Posted 10 May 2008 - 10:41 AM

Thanks for the response.

I already have 'No E-mail Notification' selected in the 'My Controls' section. But that would subscribe you only if you post a reply to the topic. What I was talking about was subscribing to a topic which you have not posted to but would like to follow it.

Is this the only way to do it: Options --> Track this topic --> (selecting method of subscription) --> Proceed...? Could it be simplified? Maybe a button somewhere you just click it, and that's it... you're subscribed to your preferred method (without having to post a reply).

I hope I've explained well what I'm talking about!

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Posted 12 May 2008 - 11:27 AM

Unfortunately, the way it is, is the only way at this time.

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Posted 12 May 2008 - 11:41 AM

No problem.

Hopefully it'll be something to consider another time... or maybe not.




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